1. Improving mental skills:
Mental skills are the internal abilities that a player has which help him control his mind over and over again with great proficiency and help him reach his sporting goal. The benefits of mental skills training are that they provide certain techniques and methods to improve skills and also improve individual characteristics such as building confidence, developing ability to cope with failures and so forth. The focus of the workshop is mainly on:
Understanding what are mental skills.
Importance of Mental Skills Training
Why Mental skills are ignored?
What are the benefits of Mental Skills Training and for whom?
2. Goal without a Goal???? :
Many a times it's seen that players go into competitive sports without having a clear cut goal ahead of them. They however still do well. But that's just a temporary phase and they start realizing the importance of having a goal or vision which they need to accomplish. Hence, through this workshop players are made to understand:
What are goals?
Why goal setting is an important process?
Actually Setting goals.
Understanding the process of goal setting.
Analyzing and evaluating goals. .
3. Miracles of self-talk
It is true that what you talk to yourself comes true in reality. And in sports it holds very high importance as the basis of sports psychology is mind-body connection. Therefore, sportsmen need to develop control over their internal dialogue that they have with themselves which in turn would influence their performance in any sport. The workshop covers:
What is self-talk and how it affects our actions?
How to change from negative to positive self-talk?
Methods for controlling internal dialogue form a set of guidelines.
4. Bouncing back from failure.
More than any other fear, fear of failure limits sportsmen from performing their best and can cause them to give up their dreams in sports. It does not matter how hard you work at your sport unless you work effectively and work on the right areas. One of the biggest downsides of fear of failure is having an intense avoidance mindset. Therefore, it is mandatory that sportsmen also think of failure along with success and also how they will handle it. The workshop covers:
What is performance failure?
Measuring your performance in terms of success and failure.
Understanding the ways to handle failure.
Charting out all new success plan after a failure.
5. Power Packed Visualization....
Most of us are unaware of the impact of visualization on our performance whether it is sport related or otherwise. In relation to sports, the imagination has an incredible ability to shape the future, from how you perform at a task or skill to whether you achieve your goals and dreams. Hence, it is a very effective tool for sportsmen to improve their sports related performance. The workshop covers:
What is visualization?
The step by step approach to visualization.
Benefits of visualization.
6. Entering a Devil's Workshop: Negative thinking.
Believe it or not, every thought you think, every word you say, and every emotion you feel in the 5-10 minutes before a performance has a major effect upon your results. Think negative thoughts before a performance, and you will get a negative result. Similarly, condition your mind positively with powerful words, images and emotions and you will see greatly improved results. The workshop would cover:
What do you mean by negative thinking?
What are the common negative thoughts that hit our mind before the performance?
Handling negative thoughts and rephrasing them.
Measuring the performance change.
7. Improving concentration and Focus:
Mental game of sports is as crucial as the physical game. Without mental toughness or lack of concentration, one can get distracted in the blink of an eye. This results in making grave errors in the performance techniques which then results in performing poorly in your sport. Almost all the top athletes have a powerful ability to focus and concentrate on their task at hand. The workshop on improving concentration involves:
What is concentration and focus?
What are the benefits of being in focus in sports performance?
Techniques to improve concentration.
At Disha,Our Sports Psychologist:
1. Ms. Mugdha Bavare : Counseling Psychologist, National Level Swimmer, and one of Mumbai’s leading Sports Psychologists.
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